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LIFE CARE CENTER OF CHARLESTON - N CHARLESTON, SC

 



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Address
2600 ELMS PLANTATION BLVD
N CHARLESTON, SC, 29406
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (843) 764-3500

Number of Certified Beds: 148
Total Number of Residents: 136
Percent of Occupied Beds: 92%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: For profit - Corporation
Located Within a Hospital?: No
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: No
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: No
Quality Indicator Survey?: No
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Skilled Nursing Facilities


Overall Star Rating: 2 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 3 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 3 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 3 Stars

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Administrative Staff - Full Time: 9.14
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 58.71
Certified Nurse Aides - Part Time: 1.37
Dietitians - Under Contract: 0.23
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 15.00
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 0.86
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 12.86
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 30.00
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Part Time: 0.46
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 5.71
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Full Time: 10.71
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 4.29
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 1.14
Social Workers - Full Time: 1.14
Activities Professionals - Full Time: 1.14
Occupational Therapists - Part Time: 0.86
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 0.11
Physical Therapists - Part Time: 0.57
Podiatrists - Under Contract: 0.11
Sppech Pathologists - Full Time: 3.43
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 0.57
Occupational Therapists - Full Time: 3.71
Physical Therapists - Full Time: 3.43
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Full Time: 4.29
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Part Time: 0.46
Speech Pathologists - Part Time: 0.46

Provided Services

  • Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
  • Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.820
South Carolina:

0.670
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.870
South Carolina:

0.934
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

1.690
South Carolina:

1.602
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.450
South Carolina:

0.077
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
This Nursing Home:

0.450
South Carolina:

0.079

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

7.7%
State:

15.5%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

10.1%
State:

9.7%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

5.5%
State:

6.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

8.9%
State:

8.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Nursing Home:

20.3%
State:

9.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Here:

2.7%
State:

3.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Nursing Home:

5.1%
State:

3.9%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

1.3%
South Carolina:

2.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Nursing Home:

30.6%
State:

18.1%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Nursing Home:

1.9%
State:

1.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

99.0%
South Carolina:

89.0%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

99.1%
South Carolina:

86.5%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

2.3%
South Carolina:

2.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

18.4%
South Carolina:

21.5%

Complaint Deficiency

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Assist those residents who need total help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, and receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder function: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give or get quality lab services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent survey: Some (Potential for minimal harm)

Determine if it is safe for the resident to self-administer drugs: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide care for residents in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and respect of individuality: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Allow the resident the right to participate in the planning or revision of the resident's care plan: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give or get quality lab services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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